AskDefine | Define perfectly

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perfectly adv
1 completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right" [syn: absolutely, utterly, dead]
2 in a perfect or faultless way; "She performed perfectly on the balance beam"; "spoke English perfectly"; "solved the problem perfectly" [ant: imperfectly]

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  • (UK) /ˈpɜːfɪktli/
  • (US) /ˈpɝfɪktli/


  1. with perfection
  2. wholly or without doubt, perfectly normal
See perfect.


Spanish: perfectamente

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